Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID29924: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on July 24, 2017

2017-07-24T16:19:27
ID CISCO-THREAT-54572
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-07-24T16:19:27

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

54572

First Published:

2017 July 24 16:19 GMT

Version:

1

Summary

  • Cisco Security has detected significant activity related to spam email messages distributing malicious software.

Email messages that are related to this threat (RuleID29924) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Copy_20170703_072232 pdf (2).rar / Copy_20170703_072232 pdf (2).exe
| 1,368,248
| 0x6DF9E6FECA73F1539A3DE32B3CE90582

The following text is a sample of the email message that is associated with this threat outbreak:

> Subject: Signed Document

Message Body:

All documents have been fully incorporated.
Enclosed in attachment are copies of documents required as agreed upon.
Thank you for your patience and corporation.
We await your feedback.
Best Regards,

Cisco security appliances can help protect customers during the critical period between the first exploit of a virus outbreak and the release of vendor antivirus signatures. Cisco Web Security Appliances help secure and control web and email traffic by offering layers of malware protection. Cisco security appliances are automatically updated to help prevent both spam email and hostile web URLs from being passed to the end user.

Revision History

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
    ---|---|---|---
    1 | Initial release to report significant activity detected by Cisco Security on July 24, 2017. | — | 2017-July-24
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